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The Value of Green Infrastructure

This comprehensive guide introduces readers to the economic, environmental and social benefits of green infrastructure.

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SITES Greenfield Bias: Old Paradigm for a New Reality

Administered by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), SITES offers a comprehensive rating system designed to distinguish sustainable landscapes, measure their performance, and elevate their value. This article addresses a perceived flaw within SITES’s treatment of trees and soil for disturbed (but not brownfield) urban in-fill sites.

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Trees are the Key Online Toolkit

This site includes presentations, sample letters, posters, etc. for community outreach.  It was prepared by Fifth Estate Communications for the Sustainable Urban Forests Commission — as part of the Vibrant Cities Initiative.

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Philadelphia’s Municipal Departments: The Foundation for the Green Renaissance

Long before Mayor Michael Nutter proclaimed that he wanted to make Philadelphia the greenest city in America, the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) and the Department of Parks and Recreation (PPR) had been working toward that goal. The PPR (formerly the Fairmount Park Commission) was initially focused on acquiring land along the city’s riverfronts to prevent […]

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Wildlife Agencies by State

This page provides links to state, territorial, and tribal fish and wildlife agencies listed by state.

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